Sun-stressed skin is a real thing and if you live in regions with particularly humid climate, you know what we’re talking about! Luckily, we have a solution – one that can work its magic easily in the comfort of your home. Face masks made with natural ingredients are your relief of hydration and coolness during the summers.
Organic ingredients in face masks
The word ‘organic’ basically means derived from nature, or biological, or natural. We take you on the organic and natural route because that is where the goodness of Ayurveda, the gifts of nature come in. They are ingredients you can easily source yourself, and magical miracle-agents that soothe, hydrate, moisturise, soften, smoothen, revitalise, and help your skin.
DIY face mask for awe-summer skin
Say hello to summer with a smile and a radiant glow by using an all-natural face mask. We’ve put together the recipes for two of our favourite face masks which rid your face of acne, cool your skin, and moisturise your skin for that beautiful glow.
Using sandalwood for skin is an Egyptian treasure being rediscovered in the glow of your skin! A small tropical tree and the traditional source of sandalwood oil in India, sandalwood is widely used in fragrant incense sticks. Home remedies of Indian grandmothers noted that sandalwood was recommended for acne, according to a 2011 ResearchGate study. Here’s how you use it in a face mask:
Sandalwood and milk face mask
Restore the natural pH balance of your skin by mixing these two simple, yet effective natural ingredients. Say hello to freshness and goodbye to dryness!
Quick tip: Use it thrice a week for optimum results.
- Few drops of sandalwood oil
- One teaspoon of milk powder
- Rose water
- Take the milk powder in a bowl and add the sandalwood oil to it
- Add adequate amounts of rose water to form an even paste
- Apply the paste on your face and neck and leave it to dry for 15-20 minutes
- Wash it off with cool water, pat your skin dry, and moisturise well!
Aloe vera and coconut oil
Using aloe vera and coconut oil for face make for such a good experience because they’re both rich in vitamins and minerals. The best part – your skin absorbs this nourishment easily. Here’s how you can use it in a face mask:
Aloe vera and coconut oil mask
Quick tip: The benefits of applying it overnight are dead skin cell removal, rejuvenation, hydration, and moisturisation.
- One tablespoon of virgin coconut oil
- Two tablespoons of aloe vera gel
- Mix the ingredients in a bowl until it turns into a paste that isn’t too runny
- Using your fingertips, apply the mask evenly to your face
- Let it sit for five-to-ten minutes and rinse of with lukewarm water
- Pat it dry and apply your moisturiser!
Benefits of organic skincare
- Healthy – Derived from nature itself, you can only imagine how rich organic ingredients are in nutrition for the health of our body, hair, and skin. Especially coonut oil, shea butter, and neem are herbal remedies for a lot of health problems along with being great skincare agents.
- Safe – Chemical free is the first and most important part of organic skincare, your skin is safe. They are soothing, without any side effects, and safely treat your skin’s woes.
- Eco-friendly – Kind to the environment is how organic skincare works. It allows you to leave an ecological footprint instead of add to the environmental pollution with chemical ingredients.
- Effective – The herbs used in organic, natural skincare are far more effective than any chemical. The pure effects of the potent herbs penetrate deeply into your skin and show results.
- Sustainable – Organic skincare is 100% natural, animal cruelty free and does not harm the environment with toxic substances. It helps you get onto the path of sustainable living by choosing a product that is good for your skin, your health and the planet’s health.
On days when you don’t have time to whip up DIY face packs, sandalwood-infused products can come to your rescue. And we have the perfect suggestion for you – the Coco Soul Face Scrub. A great addition to your skincare routine, it is a gentle kiss on your skin and an all-natural alternative to a face pack.